Achtbaan (Mondo Verde)

Roller coaster in the Netherlands
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Achtbaan
Achtbaan's first drop in 2022
Mondo Verde
Location Landgraaf, Limburg, Netherlands
Coordinates 50°53′11″N 6°01′51″E / 50.886456°N 6.030711°E / 50.886456; 6.030711
Park section Attractieplaza
Status Operating since 11 April 2009
Rider height
  • Minimum: 95 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 121 cm
Liseberg
Name Cirkusexpressen
Location Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Coordinates 57°41′43″N 11°59′36″E / 57.695310°N 11.993241°E / 57.695310; 11.993241
Operated 1977 to 2008
Replaced by Rabalder
Statistics
Manufacturer Zierer
Product Tivoli - Medium
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Kiddie
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1,000
Propulsion Tyre propelled lift
Area 39 metres × 23 metres
Height 6 metres
Top speed 32 km/h
Length 199 metres
Inversions 0
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Achtbaan is a steel kiddie roller coaster located at Mondo Verde in Landgraaf, Limburg, Netherlands.

The ride's sign

History

The ride opened at Liseberg in 1977 as Lilla Bergbanan. In 1986, it was rethemed to Cirkusexpressen, which was Swedish for Circus Express. After its closure in 2008, it was relocated to Mondo Verde. There, the ride was renamed Wilde Tijger Achtbaan, which was Dutch for Wild Tiger Roller Coaster. It opened on 11 April 2009. The name was eventually changed to Achtbaan, which is Dutch for Roller Coaster. The ride is listed as Treno on the park's website, but this name does not appear in the park, and is thus not used on Coasterpedia.

Design

Elements

Achtbaan is a Tivoli Medium coaster from Zierer.

Colour scheme

Red track and green supports. The ride used to feature dark green track and green supports at Mondo Verde, before recieving its current colours. Dark blue track and white supports at Liseberg

Trains

Single train with 12 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 24 riders per train. The train is designed to resemble an sentient engine.

External links

  • Achtbaan on the Roller Coaster DataBase.


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